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    Hugh Muirs diary: Is China really bad-mouthing Charles and Camilla?
    Aug27

    Hugh Muirs diary: Is China really bad-mouthing Charles and Camilla?

    A tale of intrigue, whispers, red carpets and bad blood China is itching to regain its place in the world. How should America respond? asks a special edition of this weeks Economist. There is also discussion of Chinese motives and ambitions in the Oldie magazine, where the new media columnist Stephen Glover poses an intriguing question: do the...

    Briton killed when flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine identified
    Aug26

    Briton killed when flight MH17 shot down over Ukraine identified

    WHO official Glenn Thomas, one of ten Britons killed in crash, was travelling to Australia to attend international Aids conferenceA British man who died when flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine has been formally identified as Glenn Thomas, a World Health Organisation (WHO) official.The 49-year-old, who was a former BBC journalist, had been...

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko: Putin summit to decide fate of Europe
    Aug26

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko: Putin summit to decide fate of Europe

    Meeting with Russian president will focus on solving conflict but two leaders seem to have little common ground in Minsk talksUkrainian president Petro Poroshenko has said “the fate of Europe” was being decided at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Minsk. … …read more Source: The...

    The Guardian view on the meeting between Presidents Putin and Poroshenko | Editorial
    Aug26

    The Guardian view on the meeting between Presidents Putin and Poroshenko | Editorial

    The meeting of the Ukrainian and Russian presidents in Minsk offers an opportunity to move away from fighting to talking: will it be taken?The newspaper picture shows a young woman lying dead, her mother weeping beside her. A few feet from the pair, the probable explanation of what put them in harms way, loaves and groceries spilled out on the...

    Scottish yes vote and British EU exit could hit UK economy, says Sorrell
    Aug26

    Scottish yes vote and British EU exit could hit UK economy, says Sorrell

    WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell warns that votes on independence and EU membership could harm businesses already affected by Ukraine and Middle East worriesWPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell has warned that the prospect of Scotland voting for independence and Britain leaving the European Union could weaken the UK economy, adding to worries over...

    Nato plans east European bases to counter Russian threat
    Aug26

    Nato plans east European bases to counter Russian threat

    Nato chief announces move in response to Ukraine crisis and says alliance is dealing with a new Russian military approachNato is to deploy its forces at new bases in eastern Europe for the first time, in response to the Ukraine crisis and in an attempt to deter Vladimir Putin from causing trouble in the former Soviet Baltic republics, according...

    Belarus hopes to benefit as host of Ukraine-Russia talks
    Aug26

    Belarus hopes to benefit as host of Ukraine-Russia talks

    Regardless of whether talks produce results, they will help bring Minsk and dictator Alexander Lukashenko in from the coldWhile expectations of a breakthrough at Tuesday’s meeting between the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, are extremely low, there is one person hoping to benefit from the...

    Russia admits its soldiers have been caught in Ukraine
    Aug26

    Russia admits its soldiers have been caught in Ukraine

    Defence ministry source claims captured soldiers seen on video were on a border patrol and had strayed into Ukraine by mistakeSources in Moscow have admitted that men captured inside Ukraine are indeed serving Russian soldiers, but said they crossed the border “by mistake”. The admission comes as President Vladimir Putin is due to...

    Russian soldiers captured fighting with pro-Moscow rebels, says Ukraine
    Aug26

    Russian soldiers captured fighting with pro-Moscow rebels, says Ukraine

    Ukraine releases video purporting to show captured Russian paratroopers on day Kiev and Moscow meet for talks in BelarusUkrainian security services on Monday released video footage purporting to show Russian servicemen captured by Ukrainian government forces while fighting alongside pro-Moscow rebels in Ukraine.The footage, which is likely to...

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko calls snap election for October
    Aug26

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko calls snap election for October

    Premier dissolves parliament as country continues to battle pro-Russia insurgents, while Kiev accuses Moscow of interferingUkraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko, dissolved parliament and called for early elections in October as his country continued to battle a pro-Russia insurgency in its eastern regions, and Kiev again accused Russia of...

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